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Wentworth (NSW)

Code SSC12456 (SSC)
People 1,248
Male 620
Female 628
Median age 52
Families 332
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 655
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $630
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,083
Median weekly rent $143
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,248 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 620 49.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 628 50.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 143 11.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,248 people in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 49.7% were male and 50.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 11.5% of the population.

Age Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 71 5.7 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 62 5.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 57 4.6 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 71 5.7 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 51 4.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 47 3.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 47 3.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 43 3.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 72 5.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 63 5.1 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 102 8.2 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 114 9.1 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 116 9.3 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 93 7.5 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 81 6.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 48 3.8 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 56 4.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 53 4.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 52 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 52 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 26.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 476 44.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 3.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 107 10.1 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 128 12.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 313 29.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 44.9% were married and 13.7% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 57 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 31 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people never married was 31 years.

Social marital status Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 407 45.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 103 11.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 379 42.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 45.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 48 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 48 years.

Education Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 21 6.3 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 67 20.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 1.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 48 14.4 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 1.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 6.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 12 3.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 6 1.8 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 148 44.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 334 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs) 26.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.9% were in primary school, 15.6% in secondary school and 10.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,075 86.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 93 8.4 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 41 3.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 32 2.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 943 85.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), 85.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 8.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 255 54.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 132 28.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 36 7.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 43 9.2 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 466 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 466 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 54.7% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 9.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 45 10.6 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 44 10.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 46 10.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 64 15.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 194 45.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), 10.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

Occupation Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 369 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 855 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 630 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $369.

Travel to work, top responses Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 635 59.9 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 200 18.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 123 11.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 246 23.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 18.9% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 149 14.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 219 20.7 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 128 12.1 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 137 12.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.9% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 174 52.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 87 26.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 67 20.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 1.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.2% were couple families with children, 52.4% were couple families without children and 20.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 21.2 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 78.8 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs) 21.2% of single parents were male and 78.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,279 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,036 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,036 and those without children was $1,279.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 36 13.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 2.7 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 45 17.1 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 30 11.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 6.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 87 33.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 16 6.1 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 25 9.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 13.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.7% had both employed part-time and 17.1% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 509 84.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 95 15.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), 84.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 448 87.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 45 8.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 17 3.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), 87.8% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 8.8% were flats, units or apartments and 3.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.6 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 16 3.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 134 26.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 225 44.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 99 19.4 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 33 6.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 26.3% had 2 bedrooms and 44.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 212 41.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 125 24.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 135 26.4 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 36 7.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), 41.5% were owned outright, 24.5% were owned with a mortgage and 26.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 326 64.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 168 33.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 15 2.9 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 64.0% were family households, 33.0% were single person households and 2.9% were group households.

Household income Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 46.6 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.6 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), 46.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.6% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 143 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.8 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,083 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 57 11.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 192 37.7 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 156 30.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 63 12.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 41 8.1 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), 37.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 144 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 70 48.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 74 51.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 144 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 70 (or 48.6%) were male and 74 (or 51.4%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 836 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $836.

Mortgage and rent Wentworth (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 153 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 808 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Wentworth (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $153 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $808.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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